Earn a Computer Programmer Certificate
With SPC's Computer Programmer Certificate, you'll learn the computer languages to write applications that run on desktop computers, operating systems, business software or video games. The courses in Java can prepare you for industry certification.
This academic program prepares you for the following careers. All job data is provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.
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COMPUTER PROGRAMMer SPECIALIST SKILLS
- C++ for Business
- APS.NET with C#
- SQL Database Design and Programming
Computer Programmer Certificate with Financial Aid Eligibility
Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Spring 2020 (570)
The requirements shown below are valid beginning Spring 2020 (570), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.
Program Leadership Information
This certificate is designed to further develop student proficiency in programming by giving students the opportunity to complete multiple programming languages. These programming languages have been identified as those needed for students to enter the job market as an entry-level programmer. Also, the Java programming language courses provide students the ability to prepare for industry certification.
The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)
If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.
If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.
Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.
Florida CIP Code
0511020200: BUSINESS COMPUTER PROGRAMMING (CT)
Federal CIP Code
11.0202: Computer Programming, Specific Applications.
Job Related Opportunities
- Entry-Level Programmer
Minimum grade of "C" required in all courses.
MAJOR CORE COURSES
Complete 33 credits
1 This course has replaced CGS 2402; effective Spring 2019 (0555).
Java courses in our Computer Programmer Certificate can prepare you for industry certification.
COMPLETE YOUR PROGRAMMING EDUCATION at SPC
SPC's Computer Programmer Certificate is part of and transfers to our Computer Programming and Analysis Associate in Science Degree. The A.S. degree transfers to SPC's Technology Development and Management B.A.S. Degree.
Short-term technology training
SPC also offers technology short-term training and continuing education through our Workforce Institute.